Global diversity of polychaetes (Polychaeta; Annelida) in freshwater

@article{Glasby2007GlobalDO,
  title={Global diversity of polychaetes (Polychaeta; Annelida) in freshwater},
  author={Christopher J. Glasby and Tarmo Timm},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={595},
  pages={107-115}
}
A literature review of Polychaeta (Annelida) including Aphanoneura (the oligochaete-like Aeolosomatidae and Potamodrilidae), living in freshwater yielded 168 species, 70 genera and 24 families representing all of the major polychaete clades, but less than 2% of all species. The best-represented families were, in order, Nereididae, Aeolosomatidae, Sabellidae, Spionidae and Histriobdellidae. Fourteen families were represented by a single species and genus. Regions supporting the highest diversity… 
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